Issue: May 2016
A child-centered worship service encourages a sticky faith.
How do we help the youngest members of the church understand the gospel's call to love God and to love our neighbors as ourselves?
In the Michigan water crisis, the roots of the problem go a lot deeper than contaminated pipes.
The rich and varied roots of black environmental liberation theology.
Beholden: Religion, Global Health, and Human Rights, by Susan R. Holman. Oxford University Press.
Pillars of Cloud and Fire: The Politics of Exodus in African American Biblical Interpretation, by Herbert Robinson Marbury. NYU Press.
Trouble I've Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism, by Drew G.I. Hart. Herald Press.
From The Soulmaking Room, copyright 2016 by Dee Dee Risher. Published by Upper Rooms Books.
The well-meaning 21st century colonialist may come in a T-shirt and a hoodie instead of khakis and a pith helmet.
Reflections from the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C
"We recognize life is messy, so our worship is messy too."
We need faith-inspired courage to stand up to our enemies when they are strong and our friends when they are wrong.